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Orion Publishing Group
Ltd. is a UK
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandIn the United Kingdom and Dependencies, other languages have been officially recognised as legitimate autochthonous languages under the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages...
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publisher. It is owned by Hachette Livre
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. In 1998 Orion bought Cassell
Full history of the group can be found on Orion books history page
Orion Publishing Group (Orion Books
) is owned by Hachette Livre UK
The group's imprint
In the publishing industry, an imprint can mean several different things:* As a piece of bibliographic information about a book, it refers to the name and address of the book's publisher and its date of publication as given at the foot or on the verso of its title page.* It can mean a trade name...
- Allen & Unwin
Allen & Unwin, formerly a major British publishing house, is now an independent book publisher and distributor based in Australia. The Australian directors have been the sole owners of the Allen & Unwin name since effecting a management buy out at the time the UK parent company, Unwin Hyman, was...
- Cassell Military Paperbacks
- Cassell's National Library
Cassell's National Library was a series issued by Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co. in London consisting of edited versions of English literature. The series was edited by Henry Morley, and between 1886 and 1890 it issued 209 weekly volumes. These were sold for 3d or 6d ....
- J. M. Dent
Joseph Malaby Dent was a British book publisher who produced the Everyman's Library series.Dent was born in Darlington in what is now the Britaania public house. After a short and unsuccessful stint as an apprentice printer he took up bookbinding...
Everyman's Library is a series of reprinted classic literature currently published in hardback by Random House. It was originally an imprint of J. M. Dent , who continue to publish Everyman Classics in paperback.J. M. Dent and Company began to publish the series in 1906...
- Orion Audiobooks
- Orion Books
- Orion Children's Books
- Orion Paperbacks
- Phoenix Books
- Victor Gollancz Ltd
Victor Gollancz Ltd was a major British book publishing house of the twentieth century. It was founded in 1927 by Victor Gollancz and specialised in the publication of high quality literature, nonfiction and popular fiction, including science fiction. Upon Gollancz's death in 1967, ownership...
- Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd is a British publisher of fiction and reference books. It is a division of the Orion Publishing Group.-History:...
Although an independent company and not an Orion imprint, books published by Halban Publishers are also distributed by the group.
The website has been up since 2004 and it is user based rather than sales based full details of the site build can be found on orionbooks.co.uk.